Local Coordinator for High School Exchange Student
Company: Youth For Understanding USA, Inc.
Location: West Fork
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Job DescriptionYFU USA has multiple openings available for new
or experienced Local Coordinators/Area Representatives in your
community! Work from home, set your own hours and allow your effort
to determine your compensation! Local Coordinators with YFU USA
will earn up to $1300 per student/family matched and supported
A non-profit international educational organization with partners
in more than 60 different countries, Youth For Understanding is one
of the world's oldest, largest and most respected intercultural
exchange programs. For 70 years and with more than 270,000 students
worldwide supported by host families, volunteers, schools, and
communities, millions of YFU participants have shared a vision for
generations of empowered global citizens for a more peaceful and
sustainable world. The YFU global network is united by the belief
that full cultural immersion is the most effective means to gain
the skills needed to thrive in an increasingly multicultural,
interconnected and competitive global society.As a YFU LC/AR you
will help students worldwide realize their dream of living in the
USA for a year! Coordinate the placement of students with host
families where they will have the opportunity to share their story,
traditions, and customs while they discover a new culture right in
their own home!
As an independent contractor you will promote Youth for
Understanding USA's (YFU USA) programs with the specific objective
to identify and match YFU volunteer host families with YFU exchange
students. Assist the host family with completing the host family
application and work with YFU staff to complete the vetting process
and finalize the placement. Work with accredited public and charter
schools to obtain approval for student admission.
As an independent contractor you will Promote YFU hosting
opportunity through phone, email and written communication,
face-to-face contact, personal networks, social media, attendance
of local festivals/farmer's markets, and other identified
recruitment methods, within the guidelines set by the US State
Department and YFU USA.You will work with Community Manager to
identify target communities and schools with potential for
growth.YFU USA Local Coordinators (LC) support the students and
families throughout the school year.
Some things you're born with. Other things—your confidence, your
individuality and perspective—you will discover. Since 1951, YFU
has helped students all over the globe find themselves, expand
their world and discover intercultural opportunities through
YFU is different from other intercultural exchange organizations
because of our thorough preparation and program support that's
backed by a global team of volunteers, many of whom have been
exchange students or host parents themselves. From the moment you
become a part of the YFU family, we're with you every step of the
way. Thousands of parents across the globe trust YFU with their
teenagers every year, and thousands of students every year choose
YFU to help them discover their inner selves.
Let this year be the year you find out more about you.
Keywords: Youth For Understanding USA, Inc., Fayetteville , Local Coordinator for High School Exchange Student, Other , West Fork, Arkansas
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